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Fortech moves into new headquarters, triples output capacity

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2012

Fortech Products Inc., a producer of automotive coatings and lubricants, has moved into a new 80,000-square-foot headquarters in Brighton, Mich., that has 25 percent more warehouse space and triple the production capacity.... Read More »

Linamar expands production in North Carolina

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2012

Linamar Corp., a producer of engine and transmission components, will expand its factory in Asheville, N.C. The plant, which opened in 2011, produces engine blocks and axle components for commercial trucks.... Read More »

Mitsubishi builds stop-start test lab in Michigan

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2012

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America Inc. has built a test lab for stop-start systems in suburban Detroit. The lab will enable the company to test as many as 10 engines simultaneously.... Read More »

Johnson Controls to close Indiana parts plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2012

Johnson Controls Inc. will close a plant in Kendallville, Ind., that produces plastic injection-molded parts, the Kendallville News-Sun reports. The plant, which employs 170 workers, will close Aug. 31. The plant previously was owned by Plastech Engineered Products Inc., which filed for bankruptcy in 2008.... Read More »

GKN expands driveline parts plant in North Carolina

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 10, 2012

GKN Driveline will spend $24 million to expand a factory in Roxboro, N.C. The project will create 131 new jobs, North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue said in a statement. The company will install additional tooling and expand its floor space.... Read More »

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